Power & Energy News Monthly Archive September 2017

SEP 13 2017

Lower price of imported gas to benefit Indian companies

  • ET Bureau, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 13th September 2017 Published on : 13th September 2017
  • Created:Wed 13th SEP 2017

    The southward movement in global gas prices is benefiting consuming nations such as India, with New Delhi succeeding in negotiating better terms for the Gorgon LNG ...

SEP 13 2017

Bharat Petroleum to spend Rs 1.08 lakh cr in capex over 5 years

  • PTI, Business Standard / Mumbai, 13th September 2017 Published on : 13th September 2017
  • Created:Wed 13th SEP 2017

  Bharat Petroleum, which has just been upgraded to a Maharatna company, today said it has lined up capital expenditure of Rs 1.08 trillion for the next five years. The public ...

SEP 13 2017

Flood affected India's oil demand falls the most in 13 years

  • Bloomberg, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 13th September 2017 Published on : 13th September 2017
  • Created:Wed 13th SEP 2017

  India’s oil consumption in August shrank 6.1 percent, the most since April 2003, as floods ravaged several parts of the country curbing demand for diesel and ...

SEP 13 2017

Cabinet approves Rs3,000 crore project for oil, gas reserves appraisal

  • PTI, Live Mint / New Delhi, 13th September 2017 Published on : 13th September 2017
  • Created:Wed 13th SEP 2017

  The Union Cabinet has approved a Rs3,000 crore project to acquire seismic data for prospecting of oil and natural gas reserves to be implemented by ONGC and OIL. The Union ...

SEP 13 2017

Dabhol LNG and power plant demerger to be completed by month end: GAIL Chairman

  • Our Bureau, The Hindu Business Line / New Delhi, 13th September 2017 Published on : 13th September 2017
  • Created:Wed 13th SEP 2017

  The demerger of Ratnagiri Gas and Power Private Limited power plant and LNG terminal is likely to be completed by the end of this month, according to GAIL Chairman and Managing ...

SEP 13 2017

Oil India, IOCL to relinquish Yemen block due to deteriorating political situation

  • Kalpana Pathak, Live Mint / Kolkata, 13th September 2017 Published on : 13th September 2017
  • Created:Wed 13th SEP 2017

  At present all the work on exploration block are under suspension due to the deteriorating political and security situation in Yemen and all partners including Oil India and IOCL ...

SEP 13 2017

Coal India may diversify into mining me<x>tals

  • Our Bureau, The Hindu Business Line / Kolkata, 13th September 2017 Published on : 13th September 2017
  • Created:Wed 13th SEP 2017

  The country’s largest miner Coal India may look at diversification of other metals like copper and nickel through overseas mines, its Director (Marketing), SN Prasad, ...

SEP 13 2017

Indias coal plants run at 3-year high a hydro, nuclear output falls

  • Rajesh Kumar Singh, Live Mint / New Delhi, 13th September 2017 Published on : 13th September 2017
  • Created:Wed 13th SEP 2017

  Plant utilization at coal-fired stations rose to 58% in August, compared with 51.6% a year ago, as per the latest power ministry data. India’s coal-fired power plants ...

SEP 13 2017

CERC lists 3 models for electric vehicle charging segment

  • ET Bureau, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 13th September 2017 Published on : 13th September 2017
  • Created:Wed 13th SEP 2017

  Companies keen to enter electric vehicle charging space may either partner power distribution companies or set up battery swapping shops, as per the business models identified by ...

SEP 13 2017

How a 39-year-old Indian woman is trying to stop a $10-billion mega theft

  • Bloomberg, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 13th September 2017 Published on : 13th September 2017
  • Created:Wed 13th SEP 2017

  Ritu Maheshwari learned quickly how recovering part of the $10 billion a year of electricity stolen across India could be a career-limiting move for a young, female ...

SEP 13 2017

India to conduct wind power auction next Tuesday

  • Utpal Bhaskar, Live Mint / New Delhi, 13th September 2017 Published on : 13th September 2017
  • Created:Wed 13th SEP 2017

  State-run Solar Energy Corp. of India will conduct the much-awaited auction to award 1GW of wind power contracts next Tuesday India will conduct the much-awaited auction to ...

SEP 13 2017

NTPC to complete Chhabra plant acquisition in two months

  • IANS, ETEnergyWorld / Kolkata, 13th September 2017 Published on : 13th September 2017
  • Created:Wed 13th SEP 2017

  State-run power producer NTPC Ltd is expecting to complete the acquisition of the Chhabra Thermal Power Plant from the Rajasthan government in a month or two, an official said on ...

SEP 13 2017

TN ends wind season evacuating 1,477 million units more in 2017

  • B Sivakumar, ETEnergyWorld / Chennai, 13th September 2017 Published on : 13th September 2017
  • Created:Wed 13th SEP 2017

  Wind power season has come to an end this year. In the last few days the wind power generation has gone down below 500MW while the total power demand has crossed 13,000MW. Compared ...

SEP 13 2017

NTPC to phase out old plants at Talcher, Singrauli

  • Our Bureau, The Hindu Business Line / 13th September 2017 Published on : 13th September 2017
  • Created:Wed 13th SEP 2017

  State-owned NTPC Ltd will look to phase out 1460 MW of old depreciated plants over time. One plant of 460 MW at Talcher (Odisha) and another of 1000 MW at Singrauli (Madhya Pradesh) ...

SEP 13 2017

Indias fuel demand falls 6.1% in August

  • FE Online, The Financial Express / 13th September 2017 Published on : 13th September 2017
  • Created:Wed 13th SEP 2017

  India's fuel demand fell 6.1% in August compared with the same month last year. Sales of gasoline, or petrol, were 0.8% lower from a year earlier at 2.19 million ...

SEP 13 2017

Will wrap up Rajasthan power plant deal in 1-2 months, says NTPC

  • PTI, The Financial Express / Kolkata, 13th September 2017 Published on : 13th September 2017
  • Created:Wed 13th SEP 2017

  Power generation major NTPC Ltd will complete the takeover of the first phase of Chhabra Thermal Power Plant (1,000 MW) of Rajasthan government in 'a month or two' at an estimated ...

SEP 13 2017

CIL, NTPC plan host of projects despite supply constraints

  • FE Bureau, The Financial Express / Kolkata, 13th September 2017 Published on : 13th September 2017
  • Created:Wed 13th SEP 2017

  Coal stocks in NTPC’s 13 (out of 22) power plants are at a critical level despite Coal India monitoring production, despatch and evacuation on a day-to-day basis to rush ...

SEP 12 2017

JSW Group in talks with Chinas Zhejiang Geely for electric vehicles

  • Shally Seth, Live Mint / Mumbai, 12th September 2017 Published on : 12th September 2017
  • Created:Tue 12th SEP 2017

  JSW Group is in talks with China’s Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co. for a partnership to make electric vehicles (EVs). The proposed equal joint venture with a planned ...

SEP 12 2017

Policy needed to make storage part of all renewable energy projects: expert

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / Kolkata, 12th September 2017 Published on : 12th September 2017
  • Created:Tue 12th SEP 2017

  Policy intervention is needed for renewable energy storage capacity in all grid connected renewable projects to tackle the potential problem of limited capability of the grid, a ...

SEP 12 2017

Discussion on electric, hybrid vehicles, alternative fuel tops agenda at SIAM meet

  • IANS, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 12th September 2017 Published on : 12th September 2017
  • Created:Tue 12th SEP 2017

  Discussions on promotion of electric and hybrid vehicles and developing technology to run vehicles on alternative fuel like bio-fuel topped the agenda of ministers and industry ...